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English definition of “pique”


noun [U] uk   /piːk/ us  
a feeling of anger, especially caused by damage to your feeling of being proud of yourself: He stormed from the room in a fit of pique, shouting that he had been misunderstood.Anger and displeasure
adjective uk   /piːkt/ us  
Angry and displeasedBad-tempered
(Definition of pique from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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